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out

of

tbe..

oCk,d

type.

29

expected, they

find

a

gracious

power which

they could

1

not

expect

Even

ío

all

mar;ktnde was

to

be

fmitten

by

!

the

law;

but

the Rock

molt

be

finitcen for

us

Our

Rock

fuffered nothing

for his

owne

:ir

nes

(who

was purer in

his

nature and

a

Lions

then

all

the

Angels

o

of

add

but

all

the

ftroke

he

futTered

was

for

th

e

God,

`that

they

might

draw

out

of

this

well-head

waters

of

I

joy

and abundant confolation.

The mighty

power

of

,

yGod

(which

we

had deferved

to

be

turned

all

againft

Í

us)

is all

turned

to

the falva'ion

of

the

Church,

where

mercy rejoyceth

againít

judgement.

Thus

of

God.

'

From this Rock

and

water

we

are

all()

to

obferve

me

p(cs

in

refyeE2

things concerning

our felve

r.,

of

our

felves.

I.

`

Wee

have

heere

the

accomplifhment

of

that

s.c

the

loon

Prophec'y,Zach

13.1

A

,

fountaine

it

opened

to the

hoax,

je of

I

raine

of

glace

David,

and

to the iKhabitaaits

of

1ernfdlem

for

fnne

and

for

i

opened.

I

oncleanne

ffe.Herewe

have Christ

him:felfe

the

true water

outoftheRock

;

who

onely re

°ftetheth dry

and

weary

foules and

coinforteth

the

fainting

heart

with

the fweet

prornifes

flowing from the Go;peli. And

that wee

may

fee

the

excellency

and

benefit,

of

this

kouutaine,

we

will

a

little

compare

this

Rock

with

the

other;

and fet.the

truth

above

the

type

,

to

draw our

-eyes

and

delires

at-

_ter

it.

s. ii

that

rocke,

the

rocke was

one

thing,

the water

another

:

here-Chriít

isbodithe

rockeand water, both

the'giver,andwater

given.

2,.That

rock

refreled

wick-

,

ed men and

beafts

:

this is

beftow-ed

upon

and comfor-

teth

onely

beleevers.

3.

That rock refrefhed

bodyes

,

onely :this

both

foules and

bodies. That preferved

natu-

call

life

:

but this

torrent

preferves

the

fupernaturall

life

of

grace;fo

as a

leafe

withers not,

nor

falls

from

a

tree

of

righteoufneffe

planted

by

this

river

of

water

,

Pfa.

i

.3.

4.

That

rock

might

preferve

and

comfort the living,

)

Farre better

then that in

the

vvilacrnefte

7. waies.

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